Deference to Demean ones self
1. Respect, regard, esteem, honor, reverence, veneration, homage, obeisance.
2. Complaisance, condescension.
3. Obedience, submission.
Deferential, a. Respectful, reverential.
Defer to. Respect, value, yield to, pay respect to, think much of, think highly of, pay deference to, accord
1. Daring, challenge, invitation to combat or contest (of any kind).
2. Contempt, opposition, spite, despite.
1. Resistant, contumacious, recalcitrant.
2. Bold, daring, courageous.
1. Want, lack, defectiveness, insufficiency, scantiness, shortness, meagreness, dearth, scarcity, shortage,
2. Failing, failure, frailty, infirmity, imperfection, foible, fault, error, weakness, weak side, blind side.
Deficient, a. Defective, insufficient, imperfect, incomplete, inadequate, unsatisfactory.
Deficit, n. [L.] Shortage. See deficiency.
Defile, v. a.
1. Soil, dirty, stain, tarnish, make foul or filthy.
2. Sully, taint, pollute, corrupt, vitiate, debase, contaminate, poison.
3. Debauch, corrupt, seduce, deflour, rob of virginity.